As South Africa’s principal central securities depository and central collateral platform, Strate serves the financial market through the safekeeping of the legal, digital record of securities ownership, enabled through registry, settlement and asset services, and through facilitating the reuse of securities for the benefit of the South African economy.

Recognised locally and internationally as a Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI), Strate has been a key component of the financial market ecosystem for over 20 years, responsible for delivering services critical to the smooth functioning of the South African financial market.

As a purpose-led company, Strate is committed to driving a shared-value approach, whereby we partner with our stakeholders – employees, clients, shareholders, regulators, government and business partners – to unlock value and maintain a trusted investment environment. We deliver value creation through our three core offerings: CSD Services, Collateral Services and Integration and Data Services, with the overall aim of promoting interoperability, enabling efficiencies, mitigating risk and optimising the use of capital for the South African capital markets.

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